Grapsidae


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Grapsidae

[′grap·sə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The square-backed crabs, a family of decapod crustaceans in the section Brachyura.
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The family Grapsidae MacLeay, 1838, currently includes 40 species assigned to eight genera (Ng et al.
Family Grapsidae MacLeay, 1838 Genus Geograpsus Stimpson, 1858 Geograpsus crinipes Dana, 1851
In many cases, only the first zoeal stage had been described for species in the family Grapsidae because of the difficulties in culturing larvae using techniques commonly employed in the laboratory for the later larval stages of various species of Brachyura (Guerao et al.
crinipes correspond to those that define the zoeae of Grapsidae according to Fransozo et al.
Morphology and growth of the larval stages of Geograpsus lividus (Crustacea, Brachyura), with the descriptions of new larval characters for the Grapsidae and an undescribed setation pattern in extended developments.
The first zoeal stage of two species of Grapsidae (Decapoda, Brachyura) and a key to such larvae from the Brazilian coast.
Without the addition of that intervening terminology, a patron would not get from the family, Grapsidae, to the progressively narrower terms.
The shellfish include those belonging to the families of Panaeidae for shrimp and Grapsidae, Ocypodidae, and Portnidae for crab.
GRAPSIDAE Hemigrapsus oregonensis X X Pachygrapsus crassipes X HIPPOLYTIDAE Hippolyte californiensis OCYPODIDAE Uca crenulata PALEOMONIDAE Palaemon macrodactylus PAGURIDAE Pagurus sp.
Among the Varunidae (previously Grapsidae, as this family is undergoing a systematic revision), it is common that the gonopore opercula must become decalcified for the females to be receptive.
At the seawall, several species of crabs belonging to the families Portunidae and Grapsidae, have commonly been observed.